Head of Engineering

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📅  Posted 14 days ago 📍 Poland
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Job Description

⭐ Who We Are:

Join an innovative team that's reshaping the landscape of the short-term accommodation industry! Our company is dedicated to liberating property owners from the daily complexities of hosting by employing cutting-edge technology. We streamline the hosting process to maximize host earnings and enhance guest experiences. By joining us, you will be part of a forward-thinking movement to transform property hosting into a seamless, rewarding endeavor.

⭐ Our Journey:

Our success story began in 2015 and has since been characterized by remarkable resilience and growth—even amidst global challenges. Following the strategic acquisition of our chief competitor, we've solidified our position in the market, expanding our reach to over 20 cities globally. Our success is built on the satisfaction and prosperity of our hosts. By becoming a part of our team, you'll contribute to an ambitious project that's not only expanding rapidly but also ensuring the happiness and success of hosts around the world.

⭐ About the Role:

As the Head of Engineering at Houst, you will lead our engineering department, playing a crucial role in our expansion and continuous innovation. You will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of technological strategies that align with our mission of enhancing host satisfaction and driving business growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Team Management: Lead a diverse team of engineers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Strategic Planning: Develop and execute a clear technological strategy that supports Houst's business goals and expansion plans.
  • Project Management: Oversee multiple projects, ensuring they align with our business objectives and are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Technical Expertise: Maintain an in-depth understanding of the latest technology trends and apply this knowledge to improve our services.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other departments to ensure technology integration and operational efficiency.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure the reliability, security, and efficiency of our technological infrastructure.


🏛 Culture:

  • A work culture that's as enjoyable as it is dynamic.
  • Frequent social events for the team.
  • Company-wide recognition for exceptional contributions.
  • Opportunities for creative innovation.
  • A variety of snacks and treats in the office, on us!

🧘‍♀️ Wellbeing:

  • A commitment to employee wellbeing.
  • Access to a wellbeing hub featuring fitness, nutrition, and mental wellness classes.
  • Betterhelp coverage for mental health support.
  • Regular employee wellbeing meetings.

🎁 Other Benefits:

  • 25 days of paid annual leave plus public holidays.
  • A hybrid work setup for flexibility.
  • Celebrate your birthday with an additional day off.
  • Exclusive employee discounts across various establishments.
  • Pawternity leave to welcome new pets into your family.
  • A pension scheme for all permanent staff members.
  • A MacBook for professional use.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in engineering, with a proven track record in a leadership role.
  • Experience in managing large, cross-functional teams and projects.


  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Excellent problem-solving and strategic thinking capabilities.